The 2016-17 season started out with great promise for the #Hawks as they jumped out to a 9-2 start. This opening stretch included back to wins vs the Rockets at home, and the Cavs on the road. Coach Bud seemed to have the perfect setup. The first team liked to get the ball inside with … Continue reading #Hawks must choose style to define team, and win consistently
The #AtlHawks may have in #TimHardawayJr , the next great #NBA Sixth man. His improved play has been outstading the last two months He's been red hot in the Hawks last 10 games, averaging over 17 Pts per contest. This includes 33 in a big road win vs the Rockets and 36 in a tough loss … Continue reading Could #Hawks #TimHardawayJr be the next great #NBA Sixth man
The trade for 76ers big man Ersan Ilyasova for injured Tiago Splitter and two 2nd round draft picks got ho hums from most of Atlanta sports talk radio. Looking a little closer though it seems like Atlanta may have made a decent deal. When the Hawks were reshaping the team for 2016-17 the thought was … Continue reading Do #Hawks get #Horford replacement with 76ers #Ilyasova ?
Check out our podcast from Tues night live broadcast on WIGO 1570 Atlanta. The folks from 'The Land' hit our phone lines, and the conversation humming. Also hear our min tribute to Kyrie Irving, from the music of Irving Berlin. To be a part of our live show, check us on Tuesday nights 830-930 PM … Continue reading #Cavs vs #Warriors Game 6-A spirited conversation with #Cleveland Fans
Although the names are spelled differently they sound the same. So the performance of Kyrie Irving in game looked like the type game Earvin Johnson and Julius Erving had when they were in the finals in the 70's and 80's. A stretch? Not really when you look at the numbers and situation. In the 1980 … Continue reading #Irving, Earvin, or Erving – Sound of success in #NBA Finals
The NBA assessed Golden State Warriors PF Draymond Green a flagrant foul that rules him out of playing in game 5 in Oakland. This unleashed outcry on sports radio shows and barber shops everywhere. Why is Green called for a flagrant for a semi protective move against Lebron James who STEPPED over him after both … Continue reading #NBA ruling on Draymond Green raises questions about its integrity
It was a virtuoso performance. Like a skilled violinist in a great orchestra, Steph Curry dazzled the Hawks and sold out Phillips Arena to help lead the Golden State Warriors to a 102-92 victory over the Atlanta here in Atlanta. His stat line of 36 pts, 8 assists and 6 rebounds still doesn't fully tell … Continue reading #StephCurry-A Basketball Genius stops by #Atlanta